The Voices of Street Children and Youth: Knowledge Exchange in Three African Cities

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Abstract

Key Points
- Street children and youth are the experts on their own lives.
- Through communication skills development and training, street children and youth can learn to recognise their own knowledge and ability to inform others about street life.
- Engaging with stakeholders builds confidence, respect and self-worth, with positive aspects for young people’s daily lives beyond policy and practice.
- Listening to street children and youth can help governments and NGOs to improve the targeting and effectiveness of their services.
Original languageEnglish
TypeBriefing Paper
Media of outputOnline
PublisherStreetInvest
Number of pages4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Oct 2015

Publication series

NameGrowing up on the Streets: Briefing Papers
PublisherStreetInvest
No.6

Keywords

  • Advocacy
  • Participation
  • Resilience
  • Stigmatisation
  • Street Work & Outreach
  • knowledge exchange

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